Algonkian-Ritwan: The End of a Controversy

@article{Haas1958AlgonkianRitwanTE,
  title={Algonkian-Ritwan: The End of a Controversy},
  author={Mary R. Haas},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={1958},
  volume={24},
  pages={159 - 173}
}
  • M. Haas
  • Published 1 July 1958
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
1. Wiyot and Yurok, isolated languages of northern California, are conveniently classed together under the name Ritwan (Dixon and Kroeber, 1913) and it is the purpose of this paper to present evidence demonstrating the genetic relationship of these languages to the Algonkian family. Sapir first postulated such a relationship as early as 1913, but when he did so an unusual amount of controversy was aroused. In particular the brilliant Algonkianist Truman Michelson denied the possibility of such… 
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